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Biography - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach:

Austrian writer.
Born: 1830 - Died: 1916
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Czech Republic
Czech Republic

Between being able to and actually doing something lies an ocean and on its bottom rests all too often the wreck of willpower.




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Translation

(German)



German
Zwischen Können und Tun liegt ein großes Meer und auf seinem Grunde die gescheiterte Willenskraft.




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